Spelman College

350 Spelman Lane Sw, Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
Tel: (404)681-3643
Private not-for-profit | 2,149 students
An outstanding historically Black college for women, Spelman promotes academic excellence in the liberal arts, and develops the intellectual, ethical, and leadership potential of its students. Spelman seeks to empower the total person who appreciates the many cultures of the world and commits to positive social change.

School Overview:

Spelman College
CountyFulton County, GA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
199 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,149 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,074 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
75 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
98%6%
% White
-84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,794$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,794$24,744
 
Percent Admitted38%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)480-570450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)465-560460-573
ACT English (25-75%)20-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)19-2418-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2420-25

School Notes:

  • Spelman College is a private, independent, liberal arts, historically Black college for women, founded in 1881.
  • Spelman is part of the largest consortium of historically Black institutions of higher learning in the world. Its four partner institutions include Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College and Morehouse School of Medicine. Spelman shares cross-registration with its undergraduate partners. They also share the Robert W. Woodruff Library.
  • Spelman has a historic campus of 32 acres, dating back to 1883, five minutes west of downtown Atlanta. There are 25 buildings, including Sisters Chapel, Giles Hall, Packard Hall, Rockefeller Hall and Reynolds Cottage. The Camille O. Hanks Cosby Academic Center was dedicated in 1996, and a new state-of-the-art Science Center houses classrooms and labs.
  • The college offers Bachelor of Arts degree in Art, Child Development, Comparative Women's Studies, Drama, Economics, English, French, History, Human Services, Independent Major, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Spanish, Sociology, Sociology and Anthropology. Bachelor of Science degree is offered in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering/Dual Degree, Mathematics, Environmental Science or Physics.
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Spelman College
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0.7 mi. away
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